Phone: (650) 926-4701
Fax: (650) 926-8705
Steve Porter is Senior University Counsel at Stanford University, and is counsel for the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a research laboratory owned by the United States Department of Energy and managed and operated by Stanford University. He has been an active part of the DOE complex for more than 20 years. Before joining the University's Office of General Counsel, Steve served as General Counsel at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Prior to his stint at LANL, he worked for Battelle Memorial Institute and its affiliates for 13 years, serving as Counsel to the Executive Vice President for Laboratory Operations at Battelle in Columbus, Ohio, General Counsel at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and managing the Legal Department at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He worked for DOE for five years before joining Battelle as a government contracts and technology transfer attorney. He also was in private practice for 10 years, with practice in the areas of oil and gas law, banking and real estate. He began his legal career as an attorney for the Exxon’s coal subsidiary.
His practice areas in the past 20 years have included government contracts, employment, risk management, alternative financing of facilities at DOE sites, technology transfer, and real estate.
Steve is a graduate of Louisiana State University Law School, and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He is a member of the Louisiana Bar and In-House Counsel member of the California Bar.
Phone: (650) 926-8708
Fax: (650) 926-8705
Saurabh Anand joined Stanford’s Office of the General Counsel in 2015. Previously, he was an associate in the Government Contracts group at Covington & Burling LLP, where his practice included representing government contractors and grantees in the full range of proposal, negotiation, performance, compliance, and regulatory issues and disputes. Prior to joining Covington, Saurabh clerked for the Honorable Stephen V. Wilson in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Saurabh received his B.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and his J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he was Senior Submissions Editor of the Southern California Law Review.